Explaining The Federal Coronavirus-Related Stimulus Checks, The Brightest Supernova, Understanding Internet Capacity During Coronavirus-Induced Surge

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We talk to a national reporter about some common questions people have about the stimulus checks related to coronavirus recovery. And we find out how scientists witnessing the brightest supernova in history impacts what we know about space. We also talk to a tech reporter about problems people are experiencing with their internet while those stuck at home are spending more time online.

Featured in this Show

  • What's Happening With Everyone's Federal Coronavirus-Related Stimulus Checks?

    We talk to a reporter that’s been covering the different problems associated with the federal government attempting to roll out coronavirus-related stimulus checks to American taxpayers.

  • Astronomers Record Brightest Known Supernova

    Astronomers have observed what is believed to be the brightest known supernova ever recorded. We talk to an expert about the news and what it could mean for our understanding of space.

  • How Coronavirus Is Affecting Internet Usage And Capacity

    We talk with a tech writer and tech CEO about how internet usage is being impacted by individuals and families spending significant amounts of time at home during the coronavirus quarantining.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Tim Peterson Producer
  • J. Carlisle Larsen Producer
  • Sahil Kapur Guest
  • Jean Creighton Guest
  • Klint Finley Guest
  • Scott Hoffmann Guest

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